Manual all the way. You won't use the Night Vision, likely won't use the shades (get a tint instead). HUD is the one option I wish my car had, but I'd take a manual transmission over the HUD any day.
Assuming everything else is the same? Logic7 sound system, heated seats, etc.???
2008 550i, Carbon Black, Black Dakota, 6MT, Sport Package, Nav, Logic7, Comfort Access, Cold Weather, Folding Rear Seats, iPod